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There are 5 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena by shuttle, plane, bus or car

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Shuttle to Calama, fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
  2. Fly from Calama (CJC) to La Serena (LSC) CJC - LSC

$133 - $1,023

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Bus Turbus  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena San Pedro

$25 - $75

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Bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta
  2. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to La Serena (LSC) ANF - LSC

$68 - $363

Bus Pluss Chile  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to La Serena Santiago / ...

$33 - $69

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena 746.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena is to bus which costs $30 - $70 and takes 17 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena is to shuttle and fly which costs $130 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at La Serena. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and La Serena is 835 km. The road distance is 1194.1 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 25 min and costs $25 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena, including transfers.

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San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena bus services, operated by Turbus, depart from San Pedro de Atacama station.

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The quickest flight from Calama Airport to La Serena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at La Serena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena is 1194 km. It takes approximately 14 h 2 min to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena.

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Map of how to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena.
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  • Distance: 521.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between San Pedro de Atacama, Chile and La Serena, Chile?

Turbus operates a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $75 and the journey takes 15 h 25 min.

Airlines
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Bus operators
Transfer Pampa
Phone
(+56 9) 5226 0722 / 5226 0720
Email
reservas@transferpampa.cl
Website
transferpampa.cl
Shuttle from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
transferpampa.cl
Book at
transferpampa.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$25 - $50
Premium
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $95
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
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altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$30
Cama
$61

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LATAM Chile and JetSMART offer flights from Calama Airport to La Serena Airport.

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There are 1666+ hotels available in La Serena. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $18.

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